Parsons School of Design
Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:
Summary Contains handbooks and guides issued by the administration of Parsons School of Design and The New School to familiarize Parsons faculty, students, and students' families with school regulations, policies, and procedures. Also includes materials designed to acquaint students with aspects of living and studying in New York City.
Dates: 1968 - 2007, undated
Collection — Box: Mixed pav_9
Overview This collection consists of three audio recordings of lectures held as part of the Henry Wolf Lecture Series. This series, held in honor of prominent graphic designer and longtime Parsons School of Design instructor Henry Wolf, focused on all aspects of graphic design. Speakers featured in these recordings, all held in Fall 1998, include Henry Wolf, Ivan Chermayeff, and Milton Glaser. The presentations were given before an audience at Parsons School of Design, and were intended for students,...
Summary Collection consists of senior-level student work produced during the first five graduating classes of Parsons School of Design's Integrated Design Curriculum program.
Dates: 2004 - 2009
Summary Five individual artists' books and three group projects created by students in artist Roni Gross's Parsons School of Design letterpress courses.
Dates: 2015 - 2019
Summary Printed publicity materials including but not limited to circulars, mailers, promotional booklets and pamphlets, and postcards generally advertising Parsons School of Design, or a particular course or program of study not connected to a specific department. Also includes a small number of audiovisual recordings in various formats, presumably made for promotional purposes.
Dates: 1913 - 2011
Abstract The Parsons School of Design Master of Arts (MA) Design Studies program was launched in 2012 with the aim of exploring design as "a field of scholarly research and an agent of social change." Students are encouraged to create their own course of study based on their own personal interest. This collection contains student theses from 2014-2018.
Summary This collection contains the records of the Office of the Executive Dean of Parsons School of Design. Included are correspondence, memos, reports, clippings and press releases, syllabi and other curriculum and course-related material, and printed promotional material. These records were created throughout the tenure of four Parsons deans, including H. Randolph Swearer 1998-2004), Paul Goldberger (2004-2006), Timothy Marshall (2006-2009), and Joel Towers (2009-2018).
Dates: 1916 - 2019; Majority of material found within circa 1995-2019
Abstract Includes 1,425 photographs, contact sheets and negatives documenting Parsons student and campus life, including exhibitions, award and fashion shows, guest lectures, field trips, and campus construction projects.
Dates: circa 1920s - 2003; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2000
Abstract Contains 236 posters created for academic departments and administrative offices of Parsons The New School for Design, including promotional posters for summer sessions and study abroad programs, recruiting by specific departments, and publicity for exhibitions, public programs, and internship fairs. With the exception of a 1927 poster advertising a dance, the series does not contain any material created prior to 1956.
Dates: 1927 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1956 - 2006
Summary Consists of approximately 15,058 slides, primarily 1970s-1990s, documenting Parsons School of Design students and campus life. Many of the slides are images of student work. Other images include exhibitions, award and fashion shows, social events, guest lectures, field trips, and campus construction projects. Approximately one third of the slides represent Fashion Design Department-related activities.
Dates: circa 1950-2001